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The Hidden History of Dickens’ A Christmas Carol

This fascinating program takes a close-up look at the literary genius of Charles Dickens, England’s most celebrated Victorian novelist, and explores the hidden history behind the author’s 1843 Christmas classic. Author Rochelle Pennington offers behind-the-scenes insights into the epic influence of Dickens’ immortal characters: Ebeneezer Scrooge, Jacob Marley, and a trio of Christmas ghosts.

Event Date: 
Oct

The Hidden History of Dickens’ A Christmas Carol

This fascinating program takes a close-up look at the literary genius of Charles Dickens, England’s most celebrated Victorian novelist, and explores the hidden history behind the author’s 1843 Christmas classic. Author Rochelle Pennington offers behind-the-scenes insights into the epic influence of Dickens’ immortal characters: Ebeneezer Scrooge, Jacob Marley, and a trio of Christmas ghosts.

Event Date: 
Oct

SCORE Small Business Counseling (by appointment only)

Take advantage of private one-hour sessions of business coaching.
Counselers from the Chicago Chapter of SCORE® will be at the Library to advise small business owners and start-ups with planning, marketing or financial solutions.
The sessions are free but you must make an appointment. To set up your appointment online, visit the counseling page at www.scorechicago.org. If you have questions, call SCORE at 312-353-7724 or email info@scorechicago.org.
Sessions begin at 5:00pm, 6:00pm or 7:00pm.

Event Date: 
Jan

CJE SeniorLife Resource Counseling

Confused about health insurance? Have questions about retirement? Need help with public benefits? Looking for housing?
Take advantage of a private session with a Resource Specialist from CJE SeniorLife, trained to counsel adults age 60 and over, their families and caregivers.
Counseling includes topics such as the selection of appropriate retirement benefits, picking the right health insurance and Medicare programs, determining housing needs, and identifying supportive resources.

Event Date: 
Jan

SCORE Small Business Counseling (by appointment only)

Take advantage of private one-hour sessions of business coaching.
Counselers from the Chicago Chapter of SCORE® will advise small business owners and start-ups with planning, marketing or financial solutions.
The sessions are free but you must make an appointment. To set up your appointment online, visit the counseling page at www.scorechicago.org. If you have questions, call SCORE at 312-353-7724 or email info@scorechicago.org.
Sessions begin at 9:00am, 10:00am or 11:00am.

Event Date: 
Jan

Medicare Made Easy

Open enrollment for Medicare for 2018 is in the fall of 2017, from October 15 to December 7. This is a good time to look at your health and prescription drug insurance and ensure that you have the best coverage with the most reasonable cost. Resource Specialist Kathy Gaeding from CJE SeniorLife, a certified Illinois Senior Health Insurance Program (SHIP) Counselor, will provide tips to help you make good choices, and guide you through the Medicare maze.

Event Date: 
Nov

Understanding Medicare

If you are approaching the age of 65 or are currently enrolled in Medicare, this educational seminar is for you. Learn about Medicare, Medicare Advantage, Medicare Supplement and Prescription Drug coverage from John Larson, a Medicare insurance specialist.

Event Date: 
Oct

SCORE Small Business Counseling (by appointment only)

Take advantage of private one-hour sessions of business coaching.
Counselers from the Chicago Chapter of SCORE® will be at the Library to advise small business owners and start-ups with planning, marketing or financial solutions.
The sessions are free but you must make an appointment. To set up your appointment online, visit the counseling page at www.scorechicago.org. If you have questions, call SCORE at 312-353-7724 or email info@scorechicago.org.
Sessions begin at 5:00pm, 6:00pm or 7:00pm.
NOTE: ROOM CHANGE this date only.

Event Date: 
Apr

SCORE Small Business Counseling (by appointment only)

Take advantage of private one-hour sessions of business coaching.
Counselers from the Chicago Chapter of SCORE® will be at the Library to advise small business owners and start-ups with planning, marketing or financial solutions.
The sessions are free but you must make an appointment. To set up your appointment online, visit the counseling page at www.scorechicago.org. If you have questions, call SCORE at 312-353-7724 or email info@scorechicago.org.
Sessions begin at 5:00pm, 6:00pm or 7:00pm.

Event Date: 
Apr

Citizenship Class

1/4/16-2/29/16. Prepare for the citizenship examination with instruction in U.S. history and government. Register at first class on Jan. 4. Call Diana Allen, Oakton Community College, at 847-376-7683, with questions.
Classes on 1/11 and 2/8 will be held in Lower Level meeting room.

Event Date: 
Jan

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